AFVS 64F - Frame, Spectacle, Spectator: Video as Medium

In this intro-level production course, students will be introduced to video as a time-based art form viewed within the framework of the art institution. This course will explore different modes of spectatorship (from theater, to installation, to mobile screens) and examine the spatiotemporal features of each. We will study a range of methods in which artists work critically with moving images in relation to mass media. Through screenings and readings by contemporary artists, filmmakers and theorists, students will develop a moving image vocabulary as well as narrative techniques to be applied to individual video projects. Notes: Experience with editing tools helpful but not required. Interested students must attend first meeting of course during shopping week to learn admission procedure. Course site:
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Spring 2020, Fall 2019
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